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Car Porn: Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

A review of Maserati’s GranTurismo MC Stradale, both in words and video.

Car Porn: McLaren MP4-12C

We take a look at the McLaren MP4 12C. This supercar weighs in a 2 866 pounds. Underneath its curvy exterior is a mid-mounted McLaren M838T 3.8-litre V8 twin-turbo engine, which pumps out 592 horsepower and 443 lbs of torque.

The MP4-12C has a 7-speed Seamless Shift dual –clutch transmission. Drivers can preselect the next gear by pulling a paddle shifter located behind the steering wheel. This McLaren also incorporates other Formula 1 technologies such as brake steer. This is used when cornering, the inside wheel is braked to reduce understeer. This McLaren will hit North American shores mid 2011 with a base price of $225 000 US.

Car Porn: Porsche Cayman R

Friday Car Porn: Porsche Cayman R

This two-seater carbon-fiber sports car is powered under the hood by a specially tuned six-cylinder mid-engine which kicks out 330 horsepower and 273 foot-pounds of torque at 4750 rpm. This rear-wheeled Porsche weighs in at 2855 pounds thus making it 121 pounds lighter than the Cayman S.
With its lighter weight, beefed up engine and PDK double-clutch automatic transmission this Cayman has a top speed of 175 mph and can zip from zero to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds.
The 2012 Cayman R will go on sale in North America the beginning of next year for $66, 300 US.

Luxury vehicles on auction block after being seized for street racing

The ultimate Black Friday Sale. In North Vancouver, British Columbia, police seized a $235,000 Ferrari Scuderia and a $75,000 BMW M6  after the owners were charged with doing about 200 km/h  in a 60 km/h… Continue reading

Car Porn: Koenigsegg Agera

By Kay Layne   It is Friday, the weekend is upon us and it is time for a bit of car porn. The star of choice this week is the Koenigsegg Agera.  … Continue reading

Car Porn: the Pagani Zonda

Some days we just need a little pick- me-up.  A little something to raise our spirits, our moods. I hear your silent pleas.  I do what I do for you. So inspired by… Continue reading

Toyota Sienna – Swagger Wagon

by Kay Layne I must come clean.  While the logical part of me sees the many virtues and uses of minivans, I silently promised my cooler, fun loving part that I shall never… Continue reading

List of the most frequently stolen cars in Canada for 2008

By Kay Layne We now know which vehicles were most frequently stolen in Canada this year. The Insurance Board of Canada published its findings.  What did you think made the top of the charts?… Continue reading